CloneBD Update Announcements Only

New

https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe

1.2.0.0 2018-04-12

  • improved: HEVC encoder - better Windows 32-bit plus XP, Vista support
  • improved: Intel hardware acceleration stability
  • changed: nVidia hardware AVC encoder adds VUI information
  • fixed: fields interlaced PAL
  • improved: HEVC parsing
  • fixed: exceptions caused by invalid PMT (corrupted source data)
    1.1.9.4 beta 2018-03-28
  • fixed: possible crash when copying stream files w/o video from UHD source
  • changed: allow to deselect audio/subtitle streams with partial copies and “keep original menu”, when
    playlist has subpaths
  • fixed: (cosmetic) retain auxiliary stream information for HD audio over sessions
  • changed: always show create log file button
  • fixed: Ultra HDs with AVC 1080p video
  • fixed: nVidia decoder aftefacts on Ultra HD input
  • fixed: scale error with 1080p on Ultra HD source
  • new: option to autosave log files after every conversion (default: on)
  • new: add format BD-R(E) XL for burning (experimental)
  • changed: video limiter to protect maximum muxrate in case of high audio bitrates
    1.1.9.3 beta 2018-03-22
  • fixed: scaling artefact occurred when converting 3D source to MKV top/bottom format
  • fixed: descriptor 05 output for HEVC (caused CloneBD to not read its own UHD copies correctly)
  • fixed: frame rate for fields encoded NTSC
  • fixed: AUD NAL unit now grouped correctly
  • fixed: MKV HEVC private header (CodecPrivate)
  • fixed: regression: lossless UHD to MKV would not play on all players
  • fixed: regression: playlists with subpaths were not handled correctly
  • fixed: autoadjust preselected output size, when toggling Dolby Vision removal
    1.1.9.2 beta 2018-03-14
  • fixed: support for more UHD discs
  • fixed: lossless copy of HEVC to Matroska (.mkv)
  • fixed: VC-1 playback for some BBC blu-ray titles
  • new: option to remove DolbyVision
  • fixed: LPCM decoding on some audio Blu-rays
  • fixed: DTS-HD decoding on some Japanese Blu-rays
  • fixed: transcoding for some blu-ray titles with rapidly changing video bitrate
  • improved: hardware video encoding on AMD GPUs
  • improved: HEVC software encoding
  • improved: AVC video encoding parameters to support more hardware players
  • fixed: retain Dolby Vision SEI
  • fixed: support format changed in clpi for Dolby Vision
  • new: downconvert Ultra HD to Blu-ray with HDR to SDR conversion and removal of UHD extension (partial copies only)
  • fixed: misbehaving progress bar on UHD source
    1.1.9.1 beta 2018-02-05
  • Fix: UHD multiplexing
  • Fix: Atmos audio tracks
  • Fix: HEVC with HDR meta data
  • Improved: better support for XP on Win32 machines
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe

1.2.1.0 2018-04-16

  • Fix: incorrect bitrate limiter could randomly cause very low quality output
  • Fix: m2ts output PMT randomly missing streams
  • a few minor fixes and improvements

https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe

1.2.2.0 2018-05-18

  • fixed: deadlock in certain situations at the beginning of clip-transitions
  • fixed: calculation of DisplayWidth/Height fields in .mkv
  • fixed: HEVC software decoder
  • fixed: AC-3 parser for some Japanese disks
  • improved: stability of Intel hardware acceleration with interlaced video
  • fixed: truncation of some interactive graphics subpaths
  • fixed: correct detection of Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 audio
  • fixed: lossless copy of DD+ dependent substream
  • many minor fixes and improvements

New

Download: https://www.elby.ch/download/SetupCloneBD1221.exe

1.2.2.1 beta 2018-06-21

  • new: on partial copies automatically stick forced subtitles to the associated audio language.
    When no particular subtitle is chosen, player automatically displays the forced subtitle (if present) matching the audio language.
    Note: during playback, this requires use of the popup menu generated by CloneBD when switching languages.

  • fixed: decoding of VC-1 PAFF

  • fixed: decoding of VC-1 (bottom lines no longer green)

  • fixed: decoding of HEVC (UHD) with multiple SPS

  • fixed: decoding of HEVC (multiple issues)

  • fixed: encoding to AAC has no longer distortions

  • fixed: encoding to AAC now complies with recommendation for MP4 files

  • fixed: lossless copy of Dolby Atmos

  • fixed: BD subtitles in .mkv streams when copied as 3D

  • fixed: snapshot generation for some BDs

  • many minor fixes and improvements

  • updated languages

https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe

1.2.3.0 2018-09-27

  • new: support for clip transitions with inconsistent number of subtitle streams in MKV/MP4 files
  • new: support for clip transitions with inconsistent number of audio streams
  • fix: 3D subtitles in MKV files with side-by-side frames
  • fix: playback of 96 kHz LPCM streams
  • fix: lossless copy of 96/192 kHz LPCM streams
  • fix: unstable intel hardware acceleration
  • improved: more variants of Dolby Atmos supported
  • improved: decoding and handling of subtitles with odd dimensions
  • fix: playback of MPEG-2 videos generated by Japanese BD recorders
  • fix: PAFF/MBAFF decoding of some Japanese BD recorders
  • fix: VC-1 decoding created broken frames
  • improved: continuity check for movies with intermediately changing stream properties, better auto-clipping
  • improved: HEVC encoder optimizations
  • improved: AVC encoder optimizations and scalability
  • fix: handling of HEVC encoding if computer is too slow
  • fix: improved HEVC decoder for more UHD support
  • improved: AAC encoder no longer generates distorted sound in certain movie scenes
  • improved: MP4 header layout
  • improved: MP4 layout updated to latest specification to support more playback devices
  • fix: snapshot generation for some MPEG-2 streams with extremely high bitrate
  • improved: less memory used for BDs with a huge number of subtitle streams
  • fix: improved HEVC decoder for more UHD support
  • fix: SSE alignment problem with older Windows versions (could cause crash during snapshot generation)
  • fix: handle empty source disc label
  • fix: CloneBD crash on startup with invalid or headless monitor setup
  • fix: occasional exception when switching audio codecs while snapshots are generated in the background (unable to reproduce, so: untested)
  • change: remove “lossless downconvert” from dropdown box as it is implicitly supported
  • improved: support for more UHD
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

CloneBD version 1.2.4.0 is at below link

https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe

1.2.4.0 2018-12-14

  • change: added logging for spurious “invalid source path” problem
  • improved: handling of discs with with bogus playlists
  • new: added support for pre-formatted BD-R discs set for SRM+POW (CloneBD creates filesystem UDF 2.60 instead of 2.50, then)
  • fix: don’t suppress duplicate playlists with differing subpath elements
  • UI-fix: message box truncated long button text
  • Change: max supported bit rate (formerly forced some discs to be compressed, even if not requested)
  • fix: slow processing of frames when copy only is selected for some discs
  • fix: some 50i PAL material should now be processed with a correct frame rate
  • fix: subtitle transcoding for 3D video
  • fix: more sub version of Dolby Atmos are supported
  • fix: various A/V sync issues when many clips are combined together for some discs
  • fix: more Japanese BDAV recorder formats are now supported
  • fix: memory optimizations for still supported Windows XP
  • fix: audio channel mapping for 7.1 to AAC stereo
  • improved: incorrectly marked discs as encrypted are now processed as well
  • improved: more HEVC encoder optimizations
  • improved: more AVC encoder optimizations
  • improved: full support for VC-1 interlaced video added
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1242.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1242.exe

1.2.4.2 beta 2018-12-14

  • new: pure 64bit version (previously hybrid)
  • fix: duration of MP4 files when user aborts early
  • fix: snapshot generation workaround for non conforming AVC source
  • fix: reactivate auto-removal of soundless studio logos when creating MP4/MKV
  • fix: creation of Global Header field esp. with HEVC HDR information
  • fix: SEI creation to identify HDR in UHD titles was sometimes corrupted
  • fix: nVidia hw acceleration error when working on cropped video frames (esp. retranscoding its own previous output)
  • fix: track Header alignment for MKV files (had no negative impact, but was incorrect)
  • fix: very slight shadow around subtitles and logo when using non-accelerated transcoding
  • fix (UI): positioning of message box
  • new (UI): display extended video information in title strips
  • improved: ensure proper clamping of video data when encoding limited rgb
  • workaround a severe bug in BDInfo so it will (mostly) see SPS and VPS information in HEVC
  • upgrade libx265, libx264 to latest version
  • added support for 64 core processors (AMD Threadripper 29xx)
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1243.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1243.exe

1.2.4.3 beta 2019-02-25

  • fix: incorrect call to deviceioctl in 64bit version (could result in missed errors)
  • fix: Intel and AMD hw acceleration could fail in 64bit version
  • fix: some Qt UI style side effects
  • fix: don’t propose lossless operation, when lossless is not available (e.g. when subtitles are to be burnt into the video)
  • fix: ignore maximum bitrate setting for DolbyVision sub-stream (could randomly cause unexpectedly small output if DolbyVision stream was to be retained)
  • fix: language dropdown in settings appeared white on white when focused
  • Updated languages

1.2.4.2 beta 2019-02-22

  • new: pure 64bit version (previously hybrid)
  • fix: duration of MP4 files when user aborts early
  • fix: snapshot generation workaround for non conforming AVC source
  • fix: reactivate auto-removal of soundless studio logos when creating MP4/MKV
  • fix: creation of Global Header field esp. with HEVC HDR information
  • fix: SEI creation to identify HDR in UHD titles was sometimes corrupted
  • fix: nVidia hw acceleration error when working on cropped video frames (esp. retranscoding its own previous output)
  • fix: track Header alignment for MKV files (had no negative impact, but was incorrect)
  • fix: very slight shadow around subtitles and logo when using non-accelerated transcoding
  • fix (UI): positioning of message box
  • new (UI): display extended video information in title strips
  • improved: ensure proper clamping of video data when encoding limited rgb
  • workaround a severe bug in BDInfo so it will (mostly) see SPS and VPS information in HEVC
  • upgrade libx265, libx264 to latest version
  • added support for 64 core processors (AMD Threadripper 29xx)
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

Note, that support for XP has been dropped - you will need at least Windows Vista from now on.

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1244.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1244.exe

1.2.4.4 beta 2019-02-28

  • fix: hardware acceleration (Intel, nVidia and AMD) could fail when processing many clips in a row
  • change: log file format
  • improved: arrangement of HDR SEI messages (possible cause for Oppo not finding HDR information)
  • fix: correct position of DolbyVision Stream in CLIPINF files
  • Updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1246.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1246.exe

1.2.4.6 beta 2019-03-07

  • fix: workaround 64bit compiler bug breaking 3D to MKV conversion
  • fix: workaround nVidia driver HEVC bug (early 2019 Geforce drivers), replace broken buffering period SEI message
  • fix: add missing stop byte when applying HDR SEI messages to UHD streams
  • fix: add extension data to index.bdmv to indicate HDR content (some players would not identify HDR content as such)
  • change: nVidia encoder sets Chroma sampling 4:2:0 type 2 when generating BT.2020 content
  • some minor fixes and improvements
  • Updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1248.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1248.exe

1.2.4.8 beta 2019-03-29

  • fix: HDR info in index.bdmv
  • fix: possible compiler optimization bug causing SPS parsing to fail
  • fix: fix duplicate audio for SEAMLESS clips
  • fix: A/V sync for disks with a lot of short clips
  • fix: A/V sync for old (pure, non-SSIF) 3D discs
  • fix: snapshot generation for some disks
  • fix: timestamp generation to be more accurate (avoids a slight offset between dependent streams, e.g. DolbyVision)
  • fix: when converting UHD to BD, renumber non-conforming subtitle PID values, some players would hang otherwise
  • fix: occasional crash, when opening DolbyVision discs
  • some minor fixes and improvements
  • Updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1249.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1249.exe

1.2.4.9 beta 2019-04-26

  • improved: major rewrite of MLP handling (Dolby TrueHD, Atmos)
  • changed: menu handling
  • fix: some players (e.g. Oppo) crashed when playing back UHD with DolbyVision removed
  • change: remove resolution slider when doing lossless copy to avoid confusion
  • some minor fixes and improvements
  • Updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_12410.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_12410.exe

1.2.4.10 beta 2019-05-10

  • new: support for MP4 files with DolbyVision
  • fix: a few bugs introduced in the previous betas caused exeptions
  • some minor fixes and improvements
  • Updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_12411.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_12411.exe

1.2.4.11 beta 2019-05-12

  • fix: exception when ordering PIDs in stream map with MLP

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_12412.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_12412.exe

1.2.4.12 beta 2019-05-14

  • fix: incorrect subtitle resolution when encountering Dolby Vision streams (caused a crash)
  • new: fully support HDR10+
  • fix: allow multiple MLP Frames per PES
  • some minor fixes and improvements
  • Updated languages

https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe
https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD64.exe

1.2.5.0 2019-05-17

  • new: pure 64bit version (previously hybrid)
  • new: fully support HDR10+
  • new: display HDR10+ information on UHD titles with HDR10+
  • change: hardware acceleration drones operate at slighlty elevated priority levels to avoid timeouts when other applications hog CPU time
  • fix: incorrect subtitle resolution when encountering Dolby Vision streams (caused a crash)
  • fix: allow multiple MLP Frames per PES
  • fix: exception when ordering PIDs in stream map with MLP
  • new: support for MP4 files with DolbyVision
  • new: support for HEVC with B-Frames on nVidia Turing chips
  • improved: major rewrite of MLP handling (Dolby TrueHD, Atmos)
  • changed: menu handling
  • fix: some players (e.g. Oppo) crashed when playing back UHD with DolbyVision removed
  • change: remove resolution slider when doing lossless copy to avoid confusion
  • fix: HDR info in index.bdmv
  • fix: possible compiler optimization bug causing SPS parsing to fail
  • fix: fix duplicate audio for SEAMLESS clips
  • fix: A/V sync for disks with a lot of short clips
  • fix: A/V sync for old (pure, non-SSIF) 3D discs
  • fix: snapshot generation for some disks
  • fix: timestamp generation to be more accurate (avoids a slight offset between dependent streams, e.g. DolbyVision)
  • fix: when converting UHD to BD, renumber non-conforming subtitle PID values, some players would hang otherwise
  • fix: workaround nVidia driver HEVC bug (early 2019 Geforce drivers), replace broken buffering period SEI message
  • fix: add missing stop byte when applying HDR SEI messages to UHD streams
  • fix: add extension data to index.bdmv to indicate HDR content (some players would not identify HDR content as such)
  • change: nVidia encoder sets Chroma sampling 4:2:0 type 2 when generating BT.2020 content
  • fix: hardware acceleration (Intel, nVidia and AMD) could fail when processing many clips in a row
  • change: log file format
  • improved: arrangement of HDR SEI messages (possible cause for Oppo not finding HDR information)
  • fix: correct position of DolbyVision Stream in CLIPINF files
  • fix: don’t propose lossless operation, when lossless is not available (e.g. when subtitles are to be burnt into the video)
  • fix: ignore maximum bitrate setting for DolbyVision sub-stream (could randomly cause unexpectedly small output if DolbyVision stream was to be retained)
  • fix: duration of MP4 files when user aborts early
  • fix: snapshot generation workaround for non conforming AVC source
  • fix: reactivate auto-removal of soundless studio logos when creating MP4/MKV
  • fix: creation of Global Header field esp. with HEVC HDR information
  • fix: SEI creation to identify HDR in UHD titles was sometimes corrupted
  • fix: nVidia hw acceleration error when working on cropped video frames (esp. retranscoding its own previous output)
  • fix: track Header alignment for MKV files (had no negative impact, but was incorrect)
  • fix: very slight shadow around subtitles and logo when using non-accelerated transcoding
  • fix (UI): positioning of message box
  • new (UI): display extended video information in title strips
  • improved: ensure proper clamping of video data when encoding limited rgb
  • workaround a severe bug in BDInfo so it will (mostly) see SPS and VPS information in HEVC
  • upgrade libx265, libx264 to latest version
  • added support for 64 core processors (AMD Threadripper 29xx)
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1251.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1251.exe

1.2.5.1 beta 2019-08-21

  • changed: partial copies with “maintain original menu” retain stream slots for removed languages.
    This is a slight violation of BD specs, but allows correct language selection via menu.
  • improved: better auto-trim algorithm for cutting off incompatible clips (different audio codec,
    missing streams, …) when creating single-file output
  • fixed crash on malformed CPI-Map on input (some bad authorings from a certain studio)
  • fix: don’t show “unnecessary compression warning” when rescaling MKV
  • fix: progress page counts DolbyVision frames to fps
  • fixed slow transcoding when audio is not compressed
  • fixed a crash when transcoding DTS-HD streams
  • fixed visual artifacts when decoding some interlaced VC-1
  • fixed DVD subtitles in .mkv files
  • fixed LPCM 96 kHz decoding
  • fixed BD menu interaction
  • fixed E-AC3 in mp4 files
  • fixed HEVC support for Windows XP 32-bit (still doesn’t guarantee that XP can always encode HEVC
    due to memory/resources)
  • improved MKV file layout
  • updated AAC audio encoder
  • updated HEVC to support more core (Ryzen 3900/3950X)
  • updated AVC for better visual encoding quality
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1252.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1252.exe

1.2.5.2 beta 2019-08-29

  • fix: windowed DVD style subtitles for MKV output were transparent (invisible)
  • fix: support exotic audio formats (e.g. 4 channel 4.0 or 3.1)
  • fix UI: weird gradually shrinking settings slider on selection page due to floating point rounding
  • fix: crash when handling certain hidden playlist streams for “partial copy” with “maintain original menu”
  • some minor fixes and improvements

a few further known bugs are scheduled to be fixed in the next beta

Download 64 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD64_1253.exe

Download 32 bit version:
https://www.elby.ch/download/beta/SetupCloneBD_1253.exe

1.2.5.3 beta 2019-08-30

  • fix: slow downconversion of some DTS-HD audio tracks
  • some minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages

32bit: https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD.exe
64bit: https://www.redfox.bz/download/SetupCloneBD64.exe

1.2.6.0 2019-09-10

  • fix: application hangs when transcoding some still images
  • fix: slow down conversion of some DTS-HD audio tracks
  • fix: windowed DVD style subtitles for MKV output were transparent (invisible)
  • fix: support exotic audio formats (e.g. 4 channel 4.0 or 3.1)
  • fix UI: weird gradually shrinking settings slider on selection page due to floating point rounding
  • fix: crash when handling certain hidden playlist streams for “partial copy” with “maintain original menu”
  • changed: partial copies with “maintain original menu” retain stream slots for removed languages.
    This is a slight violation of BD specs, but allows correct language selection via menu.
  • improved: better auto-trim algorithm for cutting off incompatible clips (different audio codec, missing streams, …) when creating single-file output
  • fixed crash on malformed CPI-Map on input (some bad authorings from a certain studio)
  • fix: don’t show “unnecessary compression warning” when rescaling MKV
  • fix: progress page counts DolbyVision frames to fps
  • fixed slow transcoding when audio is not compressed
  • fixed a crash when transcoding DTS-HD streams
  • fixed visual artifacts when decoding some interlaced VC-1
  • fixed DVD subtitles in .mkv files
  • fixed LPCM 96 kHz decoding
  • fixed BD menu interaction
  • fixed E-AC3 in mp4 files
  • fixed HEVC support for Windows XP 32-bit (still doesn’t guarantee that XP can always encode HEVC due to memory/resources)
  • improved MKV file layout
  • updated AAC audio encoder
  • updated HEVC to support more core (Ryzen 3900/3950X)
  • updated AVC for better visual encoding quality
  • many minor fixes and improvements
  • updated languages